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Dr. Brent D. Albrecht

Dr. Brent D. Albrecht - Graduate Research Assistant

WEB 2720
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advisor Dr. Tolga Tasdizen

Background

I graduated with a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Differential Geometry) from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013 and was appointed an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah that same year. I stepped down from serving as Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Dixie State University and joined SCI in 2017.

Current Responsibilities

I work on the SCI Project entitled "Machine Learning and Signature Analysis of Nuclear Forensic Data" for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Research Interests

Image Analysis and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Differential Geometry and Optimal Mass Transport Theory, Monge-Ampère Equations, Smooth Metric Measure Spaces, Isoperimetric Inequalities, Hessian Metrics, Geometric Flows, Ricci Curvature Bounds, Physical Chemistry, and Computational Geometry.